Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 03/06/16 Umami

Umami (noun)
umami [oo-mah-mee]


noun
1. a strong meaty taste imparted by glutamate and certain other amino acids: often considered to be one of the basic taste sensations along with sweet, sour, bitter, and salty.


Origin: 1975-80; < Japanese: savory quality, delicious taste

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